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Ever feel land-locked by your decision to go with a certain gaming platform? Well, Microsoft just made a big announcement that will change things in that regard. Microsoft confirmed that developers making games for Windows 10 and Xbox One will soon be able to support cross-network play. Basically this means that Xbox console owners can play online with PlayStation...

Video and image files continue to grow as higher resolution devices become more mainstream. This means that your stock hard drive on your MacBook Air or MacBook Pro might need some help. Upgrading hard drives on MacBooks is a bit tough so this solution from BaseQi is pretty cool. The BaseQi Ninja Stealth Drive can add up to 200GB’s of...

The rumors of a larger iPad aren’t new. In fact the 12.9 inch iPad rumor is getting to be about a year old now. Well the iPad Pro rumor is getting stronger with reports that parts shipments have begun for a larger iPad. According to analysts from J.P. Morgan who are trying to follow the parts trail they believe Apple is like going to reach a production capacity of one million units by the end of this year. Other rumors for the iPad Pro (large iPad) are that it will come with a glass-film-film touch panel and a stylus. Glass will...

Microsoft has basically taken sharing a bit too far. Windows 10 comes defaulted with a scary and stupid feature that shares your WiFi passwords (encrypted) with your Outlook.com, Skype, and Facebook contacts. Not sure how this one made it from a board meeting to reality. Yikes. “Give and get Internet access without seeing shared passwords. You’ll get connected to Wi’Fi networks your contacts share, and they’ll get connected to networks you share.” Imagine that. A “Facebook” friend now has your...

Wanting to personalize your laptop or desktop computer is nothing new. And why not, it is easy to get lost in a sea of silver Apple laptops these days. There are plenty of vinyl graphics that you can apply around the glowing Apple logo that are pretty cool. Check them out

In the sea of iPad Bluetooth keyboard cases few stand out as cool or functional, and even fewer as cool AND functional. I admit, I experimented with a number of iPad keyboard cases over the years, but my most recent came the closest to what I've been looking for. A friend recommended the Cazbi as a reliable newcomer to the iPad accessory scene, and I gave it a shot. Cazbi makes a detachable backlit keyboard and magnetic case combo that fits my iPad Air2 like a glove....

The new MacBook is a leap forward but has some folks concerned about the lack of ports. In fact, there is just one port on the MacBook in the form of  USB-C. As expected docks are popping up left and right to fill this void. The HydraDock (currently on KickStarter) is adding 11-ports to the new Apple MacBook. Read on for details. ...

Microsoft is working to secure their Windows 10 computers later this year (2015) and announced that this new OS will have support for some more secure log-in options. Among those log-in options are fingerprint, facial, and iris recognition. Of course it is up to the hardware manufacturers to add these sensors. Microsoft Windows 10 will have a framework called “hello” which will allow users to enroll their face, fingers, or eyes depending on the onboard sensors. More details after the break.

Posted on Mar 9 2015 - 11:53am by drakaal
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I didn’t think it was possible to get so excited about a laptop computer. It seems most upgrades to the tried and true laptop are small hardware changes and cpu/storage/memory bumps. Well, Apple just blew me away with their latest 12-inch MacBook. The new 12-inch Apple MacBook is just 12.1mm at the thickest point, weighs 2-lbs,has a 10-hour battery life, and a 12-inch Retina display. Their is just one port on the laptop, a USB-C port which can handle...

If you have ever used canned air you know how useful it is for cleaning things like computers and keyboards. The bad part of canned air is the dangerous chemicals (Difluoroethane, trifluoroethane & tetrafluoroethane) that aren’t good for our environment or our health. Also, you have to keep buying the cans over-and-over as they run out rather quickly. Enter the Hurricane 2 Canless Air System (Special Edition) which is basically a rechargeable battery operated...